Monthly Archives: September 2015

Sep 30

One in five adults in Australia do not have general insurance cover for their contents, car or home. This lack


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These briefing papers, prepared by VCOSS in consultation with other members of the Ageing, Disability and Mental Health Collaborative Panel,


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Sep 29

Poor mental health is affected by, and contributes to poverty, disadvantage and social exclusion. Responsibility for laying the foundations for


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Sep 28

Access to and success in education is critical in eliminating disadvantage and giving every child the opportunity to reach their


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Sep 27

Too many Victorian school students with disability and additional health and development needs are being left out by a support


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Sep 25

Safe, secure and affordable housing is the bedrock of a good life. A home is the basis from which people


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Sep 24

A quality education is key to developing an inclusive society and economy. Too many children and young people have missed


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Sep 18

An application to exempt public transport operators from meeting accessibility standards for people with disability should be denied, says the


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Sep 17

The Review of the Charter of Human Rights and Responsibilities tabled in the Victorian Parliament today provides a range of


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VCOSS welcomes the recommendations of the Victorian Ombudsman in her Investigation into the rehabilitation and reintegration of prisoners in Victoria


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Sep 15

Definition of Terms Additional health and development needs (AHDN) Students with additional health and development needs are those who have


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VCOSS welcomes this opportunity to contribute to consultation on the Regional Network Development Plan. We welcome the focus on transport


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VET is important in supporting the Victorian economy and community, and provides an important pathway to employment for many people


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Sep 14

VCOSS recognises the key role that the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector plays in supporting the Victorian economy and


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